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06-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By Dan Burkhart

How about rigging up a set of semaphore turn...

How about rigging up a set of semaphore turn signals that could be actuated with the shifters?
06-18-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 879
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Usually, a leaking Shrader valve is an indication...

Usually, a leaking Shrader valve is an indication it just needs to be tightened into the stem a bit. A core removal tool can be used to do it.
06-18-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Are your hubs disc or non disc? Not sure if it...

Are your hubs disc or non disc? Not sure if it changed along the way, but front disc (Shimano) hubs have had M10 axles for quite some time.
06-15-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,376
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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06-14-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By Dan Burkhart

They bought their Brylcreem by the bucket.

They bought their Brylcreem by the bucket.
06-14-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The freewheel is threaded onto a hub that fits on...

The freewheel is threaded onto a hub that fits on the axle and drives the axle through a keyway. Sounds like the set screw may have come loose and let the key slip out so it no longer transmits...
06-14-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've heard of sawdust in the differential to...

I've heard of sawdust in the differential to quiet it down.Not sure if it actually works.
06-14-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I build a lot of 24 spoke rear wheels, and the...

I build a lot of 24 spoke rear wheels, and the only conditions under which I build radial on either side is if the hub takes straight pull spokes, in which case the spoke orientation is not optional,...
06-14-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Even many of the "cheap" Chinese carbon rims...

Even many of the "cheap" Chinese carbon rims stand up to abuse better than aluminum ever could. I deal with large numbers of them, and failures are very rare.
06-13-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have rebuilt numerous cf wheels that had...

I have rebuilt numerous cf wheels that had suffered catastrophes that would have ended even a high quality aluminum rim's life.Carbon fiber has shape memory as you indicated, and makes survival for...
06-11-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Dan Burkhart

They all radiate the same direction because on...

They all radiate the same direction because on subsequent lacings, the builder stayed with the same pattern, leading spokes heads in, but moved over one hole.
06-10-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is a perfectly rational, if not scientific...

There is a perfectly rational, if not scientific explanation for how aircraft become airborne.
https://www.cartalk.com/radio/letter/explaining-how-aircraft-are-able-fly
06-10-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's fine. The holes themselves are still round....

It's fine. The holes themselves are still round. The wear is where the spoke elbows seated into the countersink.However, your observation that they have been built up more than once is correct I...
06-10-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It would be more accurate to say it steps down to...

It would be more accurate to say it steps down to 9mm
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9,868
Views: 1,983,424
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Reminds me of a story about a former Canadian...

Reminds me of a story about a former Canadian politician who was well known for his dry wit. He was addressing an ophthalmologists convention and behind him on the stage was a huge eyeball mounted...
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Iv'e never seen a food grade tanker with baffles....

Iv'e never seen a food grade tanker with baffles. Too many corners for bacteria to grow, combined with the reasons I stated above.
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Most do not. Baffles add weight, and make the...

Most do not. Baffles add weight, and make the interior difficult to clean. Ya just gotta learn how to drive, and develop strong neck muscles. And yes, I spent over a decade as a tanker yanker.
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Depends what it's half full of. Oil surges...

Depends what it's half full of. Oil surges differently than water, but either way, just when you think you have fully stopped, hang on.
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not necessarily. With 7 axles worth of braking...

Not necessarily. With 7 axles worth of braking weighted tires have much better grip. Dija see all the smoke that was following the truck? I have many years experience on vehicles up to 10 axles and...
06-07-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes it does. Any Shimano front disc QR hubs I...

Yes it does. Any Shimano front disc QR hubs I have dealt with in recent times have an M10 x 1 axle. Non disc are usually (always?) 9mm.
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Who do I send the bill to for 24 flat spotted...

Who do I send the bill to for 24 flat spotted tires?
06-05-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, at least the fact that it is the rear brake...

Well, at least the fact that it is the rear brake means that it only has to keep it on the post, not resist forces trying to push it off. Would be a whole other story on a front brake.
06-05-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That will work if the wallet can stand the...

That will work if the wallet can stand the pain.Might mean having to swap levers as well.

...
06-02-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Dan Burkhart

None whatsoever. Just as a reference point, a...

None whatsoever. Just as a reference point, a Velocity Aileron rim has an internal width of 20mm and they publish optimal tire width of 25 to 47mm, but I would have no hesitation pushing those...
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, I was just passing along the tongue in...

Yeah, I was just passing along the tongue in cheek spirit in my previous post. Thing is, you can find videos of him performing when he was in his twenties and he looked and sounded like an old man...
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I liked his music, but 127 years is a pretty good...

I liked his music, but 127 years is a pretty good run.
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,779
Posted By Dan Burkhart

When you need to get it to Atlanta in record...

When you need to get it to Atlanta in record time.


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06-02-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dan Burkhart

For most, a successful Youtube channel happens...

For most, a successful Youtube channel happens organically. Start uploading stuff that interests you, watch what happens.
There are people who make uploading content a full time job, and some can do...
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9,868
Views: 1,983,424
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Love it. You just gave me an idea for how to...

Love it. You just gave me an idea for how to creep out my grandkids next time they come over for lunch.
05-27-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Where are you located? I deal in Shutter...

Where are you located? I deal in Shutter Precision dynohubs and provide wheel building services in Oakville Ontario. PM me if you want to talk about your needs.
05-26-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20,735
Views: 1,977,819
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If you are concerned about it, a retaining...

If you are concerned about it, a retaining compound such as Loctite 641 would hold it securely.
05-26-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK, where are you hiding that time machine?

OK, where are you hiding that time machine?
05-24-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,470
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not here to address your supply issue as I...

I'm not here to address your supply issue as I get mine wholesale, but just a comment about the D light spokes. Nothing wrong with them, but just be aware that there is no room to shorten them if you...
05-24-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,744
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's actually only the outer sleeve that would...

It's actually only the outer sleeve that would have to be locked into position for direct gear. The inner rod actuates the sliding key that selects between the 3 sun gears, and in direct, it makes no...
05-24-19, 05:00 AM
05-20-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The most foolproof way to accurately drill into...

The most foolproof way to accurately drill into tubing is to use a drilling jig. I use this one from JA Stein https://www.steintool.com/portfolio-items/water-bottle-mount-drill-jig/
but if you have...
05-20-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The X-RDC has a 10mm axle according to the specs....

The X-RDC has a 10mm axle according to the specs. http://www.sturmey-archer.com/files/catalog/files/328/SPECIFICATIONS%20-%20REAR%20DRUM%20BRAKE%20HUBS.pdf
Most of their IGHs have a 13/32 x 26 axle....
05-19-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You may find a better reception and more useful...

You may find a better reception and more useful info on the Electric bikes sub forum. https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
05-17-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A Bob and Tom classic.

A Bob and Tom classic.
05-16-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/hub-spares/sturmey-arc...

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/hub-spares/sturmey-archer-cassette-freehub-body-for-xrdc-hsa898/
05-13-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No, I have never dealt with the automatic model.

No, I have never dealt with the automatic model.
05-08-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I don't own a Marinoni bike, but I have had the...

I don't own a Marinoni bike, but I have had the pleasure of meeting the man. I was a volunteer at the velodrome for both of his hour record attempts in 2017.
His first attempt came up less than one...
05-07-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Here is a conversation with the man himself....

Here is a conversation with the man himself. Interesting how he talks about working toward a silent hub, but realizing that wasn't what people wanted.
Well, it's what I want, but obviously not...
05-06-19, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Dan Burkhart

Welcome aboard.

Welcome aboard.
Forum: Foo
05-06-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9,868
Views: 1,983,424
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-05-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20,735
Views: 1,977,819
Posted By Dan Burkhart

We had a repair man that came to the house. Our...

We had a repair man that came to the house. Our TV had to be repaired a lot.
It was an old used set when we got it in about 1958.
05-04-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,452
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Speaking of names that have been out of the loop...

Speaking of names that have been out of the loop for a while, has 10 Wheels been around lately?
05-02-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's up to you, but I wouldn't hesitate to do...

That's up to you, but I wouldn't hesitate to do it. If water is getting in, it's best if it has a way to get out.
05-01-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That was one of my guesses, but I have never seen...

That was one of my guesses, but I have never seen them on a front wheel. Not saying it was never done.
04-30-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A picture is worth a thousand words ya know....

A picture is worth a thousand words ya know. Could be drum brakes, band brakes, we're guessing here.
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